Food and Nutrition Management

The food and nutrition management concentration is designed to provide students with an understanding of the food industry and the ability to apply nutrition principles to food production. Students will be able to manage and market food, along with the ability to develop a food or menu that meets a specific nutrition guideline.


  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • * Course prerequisite: NTR 100 or NTR 241.

Core 18 Hours

NTR 100 Introductory Nutrition (3)


NTR 241 Human Nutrition (3) (Prerequisite: CHM 101 or CHM 113)

NTR 142 Applied Food Principles (3) (students need to contact SNHP for an override (602-496-0888))

NTR 300 Computer Applications in Nutrition, CS (3) (Prerequisite: NTR 100 or NTR 241(NTR 341 or NTR 345 recommended))

NTR 343 Food Service Purchasing (3)*

NTR 344 Nutrition Services Management, L (3)*

NTR 445 Management of Food Service Systems (3) (Prerequisite: NTR 100 or NTR 241; NTR 142 and NTR 343; credit for only NTR 545 or NTR 445)



All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 12 credit hour core.

BIS 301, BIS 302 and BIS 402 courses require:

  • A meeting with your academic advisor to:
    Ensure both of your concentration areas have been declared
    Are working towards completing (or have completed) 1-2 courses in each declared concentration

  • One course meeting general studies MA requirement
  • ENG 102 or ENG 105 or ENG 108 or First Year Composition Completed
  • Minimum 2.00 GPA

Required Courses (12 credit hours):

BIS 301 Foundations of Interdisciplinary Studies, L (3)

BIS 302 Interdisciplinary Inquiry (3)
     Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better

BIS 401 Applied Interdisciplinary Studies (3) (requires application)
     Prerequisites: BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better; Minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

BIS 402 Senior Seminar, L (3)
     Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better

For important information, additional major requirements, course descriptions, and application deadlines: Interdisciplinary Studies Core Courses

For assistance in selecting your concentration areas of study complete the Interdisciplinary Studies concentration workshop: Interdisciplinary Studies Pre-Advising Workshop

Transfer to ASU

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult for verification.






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